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Nepal, June 29 -- first the third phase of local election on September 18 and then the provincial and federal elections, all within the constitutionally-mandated January 21, 2018 deadline. Credit must go to all the domestic actors who were involved in the second phase. But we must also not forget the important role of the international community for the success of the second round. After their mixed messages during last year's border blockade, th... Read More


Evolve aggressive policy to tackle terrorism, Maoist menace

India, June 29 -- Our federal polity is now constantly under stress due to menace caused by Maoists inside the country and frequent aggression by the Pakistani Army across the LoC in J&K. To meet this constant threat to our sovereignty and territorial integrity, an aggressive strategic policy is the need of the hour.

For past some years across Jammu-Kashmir border, the Pakistani trained terrorists and militants have let loose their ugly tentacle... Read More


Cabinet takes slew of key decisions

Dehradun, June 29 -- The cabinet has taken a slew of decisions during its meeting on Wednesday, including bringing the central paramilitary force officers and jawans in the State to impart training to the state disaster response force (SDRF) personnel and fixed the limit for getting relief on some stamp duty relief to the women of the state. Besides it increased the retirement age 65 years for the ayurvedic faculty as well.

The chief secretary h... Read More


Odia album song on sheep killing

BHUBANESWAR, June 29 -- Amid suspense and speculations over the killing of a large number of sheep by an unidentified mysterious animal in the Niali area of Cuttack district, an Odia album song entitled Mendha Marila Kie (Who killed sheep) has been releasedComposed by Manas Kumar, the satirical song has been sung by Baibhav and lyrics have been penned by Bikas Odia album song on sheep killing Interestingly, the song takes a dig at the youths who ... Read More


State administration bows down to pressure, 20 docs relieved of transfer

Dehradun, June 29 -- Under pressure from the State administration all transferred doctors from the associated hospital of Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) were relieved on Wednesday. Twenty doctors of the state health department who were attached with the medical college from last two years were shifted by the state administration on June 15. On Wednesday, the hospital administration relieved these doctors. The transfer of these doctors wou... Read More


Health at stake: Raipur residents get impure water supply

Dehradun, June 29 -- The health of a big population residing in many localities of Raipur block in provisional State capital is at peril due to the muddy water being received from the pipelines of Government water supply department since the start of rain. From last many days the residents of Ladpur village, Rakshapuram, Ladpur Dhang, Ishwar Vihar and Ganesh Lok colonies of Raipur are complaining of muddy water received from the pipe lines of dri... Read More


Not Jat, a just crusader

India, June 29 -- Actor Randeep Hooda wants an equal status for all the farmers, irrespective of their caste. By Angela Paljor

The last time actor Randeep Hooda was in the news was because of his Facebook posts, be it on a Kargil martyr's daughter, Gurmehar Kaur, and her views on war and peace or the Jat agitation for quotas in Haryana. Not known to mince words, Hooda is pretty vocal about contemporary issues on the social media and has deftly h... Read More


Containing raging fire in Hills

India, June 29 -- The ongoing violent agitation in parts of West Bengal is the result of political mismanagement for decades, of the issues raised by the Gorkha people there

Let us for a moment keep aside the issue of the creation of a separate Gorkhaland State demanded by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which has been spearheading a bandh in the Darjeeling Hills for long now. This is not to say that the demand must altogether be debunked. Nor... Read More


Many methods of effective healing

India, June 29 -- There must be a greater appreciation of the alternative sources of medicine that exist. Over-reliance on Allopathy is unwise

Allopathy has provided medicines that have enhanced people's life-spans and capacity for work in many parts of the world -thus changing population patterns and accelerating the rate of civilisational progress through the harnessing of enhanced quality and quantum of work.

Two aspects, however, need menti... Read More


Two AAP workers hurl paper missiles in House

New Delhi, June 29 -- Uproarious scenes were witnessed during the special session of Delhi Assembly on Wednesday when two men hurled paper missiles inside the Delhi Assembly. It led to an ugly scuffle in the House in which the two were allegedly thrashed by some of the AAP legislators. The two men, wearing turbans, were sitting in the Visitors' Gallery of the House when suddenly they threw paper missiles inside the House and raised slogans of 'In... Read More